Economics and Politics BA (Hons)

University of Sussex

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UCAS CODE LL12
**About the course**Gain the tools to explore important issues, such as big business, government, and the regulation of monopolies. At Sussex, you will join a politically-engaged community, examining how economics operates within a political framework and learning from experts who directly influence global economic policy. Youll learn about the principles and practical applications of economics, and explore the theme of power and where power lies in the UK and internationally. Youll develop ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Politics
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
122nd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
40th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
18th

Start date and duration

Start date
20-SEP-21
Full Time
3 Years

Economics

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 100 = 0% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Economics graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Economics graduate salary
£28,000

Politics

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Politics graduate salary at this uni
£22,000
UK Politics graduate salary
£23,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

Entry requirements
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Economics

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Economics
68%
Mathematics
47%
Business Studies
26%
Geography
19%
History
17%

Politics

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Latest Economics reviews

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25 Feb 17

My academic performance has been always ranked at the top of my cohort. I studied high school at a state school,...

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University of Sussex
CompUniGuide ranking
40th
Student rating
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The University of Sussex is a word-leading leading research (REF 2014) intensive university located near the bustling seaside town of Brighton. There are more than 500 undergraduate and postgraduate courses to choose from at the University of Sussex. They provide a rounded approach to university life and encourage students to explore and develop outside of their studies as well. Students can read about some of the inspiring things that their Sussex students have achieved including campaigning for equality and becoming a world champion powerlifter.

Where you'll study

University of Sussex

Sussex House Undergraduate Admissions Falmer Brighton
Brighton & Hove
BN1 9RH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Moulsecoomb  1.1 miles away

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